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Type of provider
Individual Consultant
List of services offered
Organisational culture
Safe programming
Standards, audits and reviews
Systems and procedures for safeguarding implementation
Policy development
Survivor-centred case handling and referrals
Type of client
Community-based organisations
Non-Governmental Organisations
International Non-Governmental Organisations
Private sector organisations delivering aid and development
Research and academic institutions
Trust/Foundation donors of aid and development
United Nations
Safeguarding expertise
Protection from sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment; PSEAH
Child safeguarding
Programmatic / thematic area(s)
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; WASH
Gender based violence/ Violence against women and girls
General programming
Context in which services are delivered
Geographical coverage
Languages spoken

With experience of safeguarding work in over 45 countries and following a distinguished social work career spanning many decades, (including as former Global Director for Child Safeguarding at Save the Children U.K. and Save the Children International), Richard established SafeForChildren in 2017.

This is a busy freelance, international safeguarding consultancy providing the insights, guidance and technical knowledge needed by local and global organisations to meet their safeguarding commitments.

He is a senior associate at GCPS, approved consultant, trainer and investigator with CHSA and BOND. His clients have included government, academic, UN, INGO and NGO bodies.  

Richard works to safeguard vulnerable groups within the international development and humanitarian sectors through providing Safeguarding Training, Investigations, Investigation Management and Review, Leadership Development, Crisis Support, Mentoring and Policy Development.

He is a trustee and Board member for two charities and sits on two academic advisory panels. His working languages are Welsh and English.

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Contact details:

41 Grenig Road,
Glanamman, Ammanford SA181HQ
e-mail: [email protected] 

phone: 0044(0) 7985 400849


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